In 1948, the settlers of Payette lake, Idaho, wanted to relocate their beavers to the remote and unsettled wilderness.
The terrain, however, had no roads, and mules had trouble carrying frightened rodents on their backs. Wildlife officials decided to use planes, and with a supply of surplus World War II parachutes and a brave test-beaver, Geronimo, they perfected a plan to air-drop the beavers.
Watch the video to see these daring-do beavers in action!
[…] harvested from beaver urine sometimes makes its way into ice cream. Castoreum is excreted from beavers and used to mark their territory. The thick yellow fluid is sometimes used as a vanilla substitute, or as a part of strawberry […]